Half of COVID-19 Survivors Still Suffer Multiple Health Complications
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- Recovered COVID-19 patients still have lung damage, pains, and severe mental health problems to battle with long after testing negative for the virus
- Doctors at the Jerusalem’s Shaare Zedek Medical Center say weeks after testing negative, half of recovered COVID-19 patients still remain symptomatic
- Doctors at Israel's first community clinic say they've been seeing a rise in the number of recovered patients presenting with pains that appear to come from nowhere
- One of the recovered patients interviewed by Times of Israel say even after testing negative and discharged about a month ago, she still suffers severe fatigue and anxiety
- Her husband, who was also hospitalizated for the illness, tested negative about a month ago but has been feeling worse than when he was hospitalized
- Also, in some of these patients, the sense of taste and smell, lost during the illness, often does not return